Welding Foundation

Strike an arc at the welding program info sessions!

Tour the shop and speak with a Red Seal endorsed welding instructor about the 25-week welding foundation program and employment outcomes.

Tuesday April 30
5pm - 7pm
583 Duncan Ave. West
Penticton campus - Tour the NEW Welding Facility

Tuesday May 7
5pm - 7pm
1000 KLO Road
Kelowna campus - T124

Attendees will be eligible to enter the $5,000 Tuition Giveaway draw at Okanagan College. More details and ballots available at the info session. 

Okanagan College has officially opened the new $2.2-million welding facility at the Penticton campus. This 5,000 square foot building will provide students and apprentices with the highest quality learning environment and equipment so they can gain the skills needed to meet industry demand. 

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Inside Penticton Welding Facility

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Program Details:
  28 weeks
Day Intake,
Monday - Friday  7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Evening Intake,
Tuesday - Friday (Evening Shift)
Tues-Thurs 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm 

Outcomes:  Graduates from this program will receive an Industry Training Authority Certificate of Completion, technical training credit for Welder Level 1 and Level 2 and 300 work-based hours once registered as a Welder apprentice.

Career Opportunities:
  Welders often work in manufacturing, fabrication, steel construction and repair within oil, gas, mining, forestry, construction industries and shipyards. 

KelownaVernon, Salmon Arm 

    Training Schedule:   Intake Dates

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